senate Bill S7018

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a domestic violence fatality review team; adds members to the advisory council on domestic violence; repealer

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 23, 2012 referred to social services


S7018 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §575, rpld subs 7, 9 & 10, Exec L

S7018 - Summary

Establishes a domestic violence fatality review team; adds members to the advisory council on domestic violence.

S7018 - Sponsor Memo

S7018 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2012

Introduced  by  Sens.  SALAND,  SAVINO  -- (at request of the Office for
  Prevention of Domestic Violence) -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a domes-
  tic violence fatality review team,  adding  members  to  the  advisory
  council, and repealing agency mandates that have been completed


  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 575 of the executive law, as added
by chapter 463 of the laws of 1992, paragraph (b) as amended by  section
99  of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, paragraphs
(c), (d), and (e) as amended by chapter 396 of  the  laws  of  1994,  is
amended to read as follows:
  4.  Advisory council. (a) An advisory council is hereby established to
make recommendations on domestic violence related issues  and  effective
strategies  for  the  prevention  of domestic violence, to assist in the
development of appropriate policies and priorities for effective  inter-
vention,  public  education  and  advocacy, and to facilitate and assure
communication and coordination  of  efforts  among  state  agencies  and
between  different  levels of government, state, federal, and municipal,
for the prevention of domestic violence.
  (b) The advisory council shall consist of nine members and  [thirteen]
FIFTEEN  ex-officio members. Each member shall be appointed to serve for
a term of three years and shall continue in  office  until  a  successor
appointed  member is made. A member appointed to fill a vacancy shall be
appointed for the unexpired term of the member he or she is to  succeed.
All  of  the  members shall be individuals with expertise in the area of
domestic violence. Three members shall be appointed by the governor, two
members shall be appointed upon  the  recommendation  of  the  temporary
president  of the senate, two members shall be appointed upon the recom-
mendation of the speaker of the assembly, one member shall be  appointed
upon  the  recommendation  of the minority leader of the senate, and one
member shall be appointed upon the recommendation of the minority leader
of the assembly. The ex-officio members  of  the  advisory  board  shall

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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